The Benefits of Sex

"Today, I read about the benefits of sex," Zina told her husband, Siddh as they were getting ready for bed. She was sitting in the bed and he had just stepped out of the shower. "Really? What are the benefits aside from a very pleasurable experience?" "Well, according to the article, sex keeps your immune …

Teona and Vance

It was Friday afternoon and he was going home at a reasonable hour for the first time in weeks. He was looking forward to a quiet and relaxing weekend. He stepped out into the bright sunshine. The sun felt good on his face. Usually, it was dark when he left the office. Some times he …

Ruth’s Visitor

Ruth was in the garden having a cup of tea. It was a beautiful day. Summer was drawing to a close and soon the cold weather would be there. She wished the warm weather would last. She dreaded having to put on winter coat, scarf, hat, gloves and boots. She hated the snow when it …

Christ and His Church

"I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, My soul shall be joyful in my God; For He has clothed me with the garments of salvation, He has covered me with the robe of righteousness, As a bridegroom decks himself with ornaments, And as a bride adorns herself with her jewels" - Isaiah 61:10, NKJV Image from ssnet.org When I read this …

Katarina von Bora

She was Martin Luther's wife. After their wedding, she was also referred to as, "die Lutherin" ("the Lutheress"). Following her mother's death, when she was three, her father placed her in the cloister of Marienthron. She was there until she was 18. Soon, she began to feel like a prisoner and when Luther's Reformation preaching found …

Spousal Abuse

“When it comes to abuse, you believe there’s no way out. There is always help. There is always a way out.” ― Rev. Donna Mulvey It’s hard to believe that Christian women are in abusive marriages but it is true. “Bible verses are often used to justify domestic abuse, such as those that refer to male …

FGM in America

“To cut off the sensitive sexual organ of a girl is directly against the honesty of nature, a distortion to her womanhood, and an abuse of her fundamental human right”- Joseph Osuigwe Chidiebere Jennifer, seen here as a child, underwent FGM When you hear about female genital mutilation (FGM), you automatically think of Africa where …

Married Best Friends

Are you one of those couples who can finish each other’s sentences? Do you share everything with each other? Are you best friends? I have heard women say of their husbands, “He’s my best friend.” And these are couples who have been married for 40, 50, or 60 years. What makes it possible for couples …

Married Sex

I am my beloved’s, And his desire is toward me - Song of Solomon 7:10 - NKJV Sex isn't just about procreation. It's about pleasure too--pleasure between a husband and wife. It is a loving, intimate act between the two people who have become one flesh (Genesis 2:24). Sex existed before the fall of man so it should never been …

Freely Yours

"Go into the bedroom and look on the bed," he told her. "Why?" He smiled. "Go and see for yourself." She left the living-room and went into the bedroom. On the bed lay the most beautiful and expensive looking fur coat she had ever seen. She ran her fingers along it, thinking how thick and …

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